Posted: November 18, 2020
Location: Sacramento, California
The GIS Specialist provides overall management and coordination of PCTA’s GIS program that includes database management, collecting and managing detailed data and spatial information, performing analyses, and creating print and digital cartographic products for internal, state, and federal, and public use. The GIS Specialist works in partnership with all PCTA programs to apply spatial data and production capabilities in the everyday needs of the organization. It is the goal of the GIS Specialist to serve as the authoritative source for PCT spatial data, and to leverage GIS solutions to inform and support PCTAs programmatic work towards its strategic goals.
Essential job functions and tasks are to:
Statistical and Spatial Analysis
Education and Training
Experience and Qualifications
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer.
Typical Working Conditions
The GIS Specialist is under the direct supervision of the Director of Trail operations; however, they are expected to efficiently prioritize their work to meet day-to-day demands and ongoing assignments. The GIS Specialist communicates with staff regularly on their program of work and to seek advice on various aspects of the program.
This position meets directly with the Director of Trail Operations regularly to receive direction and provide updates on work. The position requires occasional travel including visits to represent the PCTA and collect data from the field; attend, conduct or support training; coordinate and work with agency partners, staff, and volunteers. The GIS Specialist is a PCTA headquarters employee, currently located in Sacramento, this position is eligible to telecommute (West Coast location preferred).
Job Specifications and Benefits: The GIS Specialist works out of the Sacramento, California office under the direction of the Director of Trail Operations. This position is eligible to telecommute (West Coast preferred). Starting salary is $55,000 and is negotiable based on level of experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick time, and health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance. Eligible for 401(k) plan after one year of employment.
To Apply: Submit application by December 5. E-mail resume and letter of interest to [email protected] with the subject “GIS Specialist”. PCTA is committed to protecting the health and wellness of our staff. To help ensure the safety of our staff and applicants, interviews will be conducted virtually. Interviews will be held December 14 and 15 with a negotiable start date in January. For a full job description and more information about Pacific Crest Trail Association visit www.pcta.org. For questions, contact Jennifer Tripp at (916) 285-1853.
EEO Statement: PCTA is an equal opportunity employer. PCTA policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or perceived race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, arrest record, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.